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  Topic: My ring jig build
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 3:12 am   Subject: My ring jig build
Man, I was going to say that looked like a lot of work to bend some metal.. but, it looked like it was quite a lot of fun.

When I first started It was with Mild Steel Wire, and I love working with ...
  Topic: Metal opinions for box weave lanyard
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 7:16 pm   Subject: Metal opinions for box weave lanyard
A cheap way to go for a black/dark metal is Rebar Tie Wire. Can be found at most industrial places.
It will however rust, but I've had pretty good results with it not rusting. I have a friend that I' ...
  Topic: Metal opinions for box weave lanyard
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 4:35 pm   Subject: Metal opinions for box weave lanyard
A cheap way to go for a black/dark metal is Rebar Tie Wire. Can be found at most industrial places.
It will however rust, but I've had pretty good results with it not rusting. I have a friend that I' ...
  Topic: Metal opinions for box weave lanyard
Victus

Replies: 10
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 12:11 am   Subject: Metal opinions for box weave lanyard
Most of the stuff I make to wear for myself is typically of a Bronze/Stainless or a Copper/Stainless.

I love bronze. Out of all the Metals I have dabbled with at this point it is my favourite, and ...
  Topic: A Little Something in the Met: Inlay
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:57 am   Subject: A Little Something in the Met: Inlay
Wow.. that is seriously one beautiful piece.

Thanks for the link! I've never even thought of looking somewhere like that for good pictures of authentic armours.
  Topic: was wondering if there was a name for this
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PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 5:37 pm   Subject: was wondering if there was a name for this
I think this one reminds me a little more of [url=http://www.mailleartisans.org/weaves/weavedisplay.php?key=1206]Abhainn

It looks like a cross between the two though, it has the ring intersecting o ...
  Topic: Favourite Things
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 4:18 pm   Subject: Favourite Things
I really loved reading through this thread. It made me really think about all the things I love about Maille.

I love the challenge of looking at a picture of what just looks like a mess of rings to ...
  Topic: Chainmaille Skull tutorial
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PostForum: Articles Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:03 am   Subject: Chainmaille Skull tutorial
Oh wow! Yeah, that does look even better once it's hanging!
  Topic: Chainmaille Skull tutorial
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PostForum: Articles Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 2:21 am   Subject: Chainmaille Skull tutorial
That's awesome. Is it stable without the two top rings that do give the appearance of ears?
  Topic: Workspace Documentation
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 6:49 pm   Subject: Workspace Documentation
Thanks Losthelm! Those are some awesome points, I actually didn't think about even looking at sizing for those items. I've managed to find some good ones- now to abuse the printer at work a little.
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  Topic: **Entries for Theme Contest 23 - Myth and Legend**
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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 5:52 pm   Subject: **Entries for Theme Contest 23 - Myth and Legend**
I'm in! Might as well commit myself now so I don't put it off forever, haha.
  Topic: Workspace Documentation
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 3:32 am   Subject: Workspace Documentation
Those are awesome, thank you!

I am doing both. The Armour is what I started with, but I'm a bit of a glutton for gratification. I just pick at my Armour when I feel like it, I'm working on a 4-1 H ...
  Topic: Workspace Documentation
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 2:57 am   Subject: Workspace Documentation
I've been looking for things to print out and put up on my wall around my mailing area, useful things. So far I have a Fraction/Decimal/Millimetre conversion Chart as well as the Ring Measurement Char ...
  Topic: Tips on using a jewelwer's saw, I'm a disaster with it
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 5:29 pm   Subject: Tips on using a jewelwer's saw, I'm a disaster with it
Having just started doing some work with the Jewelers saw myself, I feel the pain!
Though I have not tried to brace my rings, I prefer to hold the coil in my hand as I cut. While dangerous I find I g ...
  Topic: Cutting my Coils
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:00 pm   Subject: Cutting my Coils
Thank you both for your reply! I have no had too much of a problem with butting the rings and them holding, I can see what you mean about them feeling soft, after I did some work with stainless it doe ...
 
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